If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website.

If you're behind a web filter, please make sure that the domains *.kastatic.org and *.kasandbox.org are unblocked.

Main content

Student story: Relying on scholarships when facing immigration challenges

Want to join the conversation?

Video transcript

- During my senior year in high school, I realized that being undocumented limited me from gaining financial aid from FAFSA. So I looked for outside scholarships and I think I applied to about 50 or 60, and I got, I think, 12. So that has helped me, has a gone a long way, 'cause a lot of them are renewable and they pretty much are helping me fund my college experience. And right now, putting together all my scholarship aid, I'm able to fund my whole four years of college.